I spent the last month living near a street called Noyes, where life has a tendency to unfold in pleasant terms. I lived in a house of kind creatives, all of whom were musicians, with the exception of one kind and talented writer who lived above me. The success of any artistic pursuit is grounded … Continue reading Noyes Music
This is yet another collaboration between Charlie Passarell and myself, playing the drums and electric keyboard, respectively.
Long Distance is my fifth collaboration with Charlie (a close friend I met in high school) and once again includes Charlie's drumming. It's also the first time I accompany with an electric piano.
I recorded Humming to an audio cassette back in February during a busy period of work and only recently rediscovered the recording. Since working on Humming I'd developed an interest in incorporating sounds from the medium of recording which in this case was an audio cassette recorder. For better or for worse, this method added … Continue reading Humming (electric piano)
We got here by train It runs the tracks Wednesday nights I'm feeling blue in San Francisco My brother says The city pulls Me by the collar A white man in the station Sang a song for me And my tape recorder But I didn't press The right button A Black man played An electric … Continue reading Feeling Blue in San Francisco